Showdown: The Inside Story Of How Obama Battled The Gop To Set Up The 2012 Election

Paperback | September 18, 2012

byDavid Corn

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Veteran journalist David Corn—Washington Bureau Chief for Mother Jones magazine and New York Times bestselling author of Hubris (with Michael Isikoff) and The Lies of George W. Bush—now brings us  Showdown, the dramatic inside story of Barack Obama’s fight to save his presidency. With Bob Woodward-esque insight and narrative flair, Corn takes readers into the White House and behind the political scenes during the beleaguered president’s pivotal third year, and explores the most earth-shaking events of the Obama presidency—from the game changing 2010 elections to the Arab Spring, the debt ceiling battle with Congressional Republicans, the killing of Osama bin Laden and beyond.

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Veteran journalist David Corn—Washington Bureau Chief for Mother Jones magazine and New York Times bestselling author of Hubris (with Michael Isikoff) and The Lies of George W. Bush—now brings us  Showdown, the dramatic inside story of Barack Obama’s fight to save his presidency. With Bob Woodward-esque insight and narrative flair, Cor...

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Heading into the 2012 campaign, Barack Obama was coming off of a period of bitter battles with an emboldened Republican opposition dedicated to impeding his presidency. These crises and fierce debates transformed Obama and profoundly shaped the terrain for what would be his last election. Drawing on interviews with high-ranking White H...

David Corn is the Washington bureau chief forMother Jonesmagazine and an analyst for MSNBC and NBC News. He is the author of theNew York TimesbestsellersHubris(with Michael Isikoff) andThe Lies of George W. Bush, and regularly provides commentary on National Public Radio.
Format:PaperbackDimensions:464 pages, 8 × 5.31 × 0.74 inPublished:September 18, 2012Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:006210800X

ISBN - 13:9780062108005

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“Veteran Washington journalist Corn highlights the Obama presidency’s most important and dramatic events ... the book brings a different perspective just as Obama fights for re-election.”